Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Faculty Counselor

California State University Northridge

University Counseling Services

Salary Range
depends on experience

Position Description
University Counseling Services is seeking a talented and hardworking individual who is passionate about enhancing the psychosocial development and emotional well-being of CSUN students. Working under the general supervision of the Director of University Counseling Services (UCS), the SSP AR I Counselor, as a member of the Division of Student Affairs with faculty rank, collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to develop and implement appropriate campus/community psycho-educational programs and interventions to increase student academic and personal success. This position requires excellence in clinical service delivery to a diverse student population including the provision of:
• Intake assessment and short-term individual and couples counseling
• Group psychotherapy and structured psychoeducational groups and workshops
• Crisis intervention and management (including hospitalization)
• On-campus and off-campus referrals
• Clinical supervision and training of pre-doctoral interns and support of the APA accredited pre-doctoral internship program
• Services and workshops/classes to students struggling with academic confidence issues
• Collaborative service within a multidisciplinary team
• Consultation to faculty, staff, and various campus constituencies regarding students in distress
• Support for services and programs to support students and enhance student life
• Design and implementation of outreach programs and interventions that support the learning centered missions of the division of student affairs
Full Time. Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications
University Counseling Services seeks a psychologist committed to working with a diverse population of university students. Competitive candidates will have completed an APA accredited internship at a university counseling center and graduated from an APA accredited doctoral program in counseling or clinical psychology. Qualified candidates should demonstrate expertise in working with a diverse student population, including interest and experience in working with first-generation college students. Qualified candidates must possess a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology, must have a minimum of one year of prior university/college counseling experience, and should possess a valid license to practice as a psychologist in the state of California or are license eligible within six months of employment. Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals is essential.

Desired Qualifications

University Description
California State University, Northridge, one of the largest of the 23 campuses of The California State University system, is located twenty-five miles northwest of central Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley, a suburb with a multi-cultural population of over one million people. The University enrolls approximately 36,911 students (29,670 FTEs) from diverse backgrounds, served by 4,000 faculty. Nine Colleges offer baccalaureate degrees in 69 degree programs, master’s degrees in 58 graduate degree programs, 2 doctorate graduate program and 55 teaching credentials in the field of education, and various opportunities in extended learning and other special programs. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/.
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at http://www-admn.csun.edu/police/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077.

The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

Region Description
Near the ocean. Near the mountains. Wonderful weather.

Required Application Materials
Interested candidates should submit the following application materials: • A cover letter, addressing the qualifications and responsibilities described above and a statement regarding a vision of how a counseling center contributes to the personal and academic success of students • A current curriculum vita (CV) • Three letters of reference • A copy of your graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted for application; official confirmation of degree is required for hire) Inquiries and nominations should be addressed to: Julie Pearce, Psy.D. Chair of Search & Screen Committee Staff Psychologist University Counseling Services California State University Northridge Bayramian Hall 520 18111 Nordhoff Street, #8217 Northridge, CA 91330-8217 Application materials may be submitted via postal mail or electronically to the address below. Electronic applications accepted and encouraged and should be sent to: julie.pearce@csun.edu

Application Deadline
Screening of applications will begin May 22, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by May 15, 2013.

Starting Date

Send Applications To:
Dr. Julie Pearce

Mailing Address
18111 Nordhoff St. Bayramian Hall 520
Northridge, ca 91330-8217

Phone Number
818 677-2366

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